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Gov't to pay utility bills of citizens for another 4 months

Gov't to pay utility bills of citizens for another 4 months
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Thursday, 06 August, 2020, 16:40

The government will pay the utility bills of citizens in November, December, January and February, Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia announced today.In his words, in order to compensate for the decrease in household incomes and loss of jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic, the government decided to extend the communal service bills support program for 4 months in winter."The principle will be the same - the consumption of 200 kilowatts of electricity and also 200 m3 of natural gas will be compensated by the government," the PM stated at the Coordinating Council's meeting.Within the framework of the communal service bills support program, the Georgian Government fully funded the utility bills of those households who consumed less than 200 kilowatts of electricity and 200 m3 of natural gas per month in March, April and May 2020.